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Assist Threads Part 1 Community Blog
stan_kvasov
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cppcafe
concurrency
parallel_computing
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Today’s multicore processors support many threads of execution and can provide substantial performance when running multithreaded applications. Unfortunately, multithreaded programming is difficult, and as a result, a lot of today’s software is still...
from Blog: C/C++ Cafe


Implementing a Scalable Parallel Reduction in Unified Parallel C Community Blog
NancyWang
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cppcafe
upc_programming
parallel
upc_forall
parallel_performance
reduction
parallel_computing
upc
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A reduction is the process of combining elements of a vector (or array) to yield a single aggregate element. It is commonly used in scientific computations. For instance the inner product of two ndimensional vectors x, y is given by: This computation requires...
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Implementing a Scalable Parallel Reduction in Unified Parallel C (part 3) Community Blog
NancyWang
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parallel
reduction
upc
upc_forall
cppcafe
parallel_computing
parallel_performance
parallel_programming
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continue from the second parallel reduction blog . To get better scalability (increased program performance as the number of threads increases), it is critical to remove the lock in the upc_forall loop. This can be done by accumulating the partial sum...
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Implementing a Scalable Parallel Reduction in Unified Parallel C (part 2) Community Blog
NancyWang
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reduction
parallel_computing
cppcafe
upc
parallel_programming
parallel
upc_forall
parallel_performance
1 Comment
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continue from the previous parallel reduction blog The result is obvious wrong, but what is the problem? The keen reader might point out that the program as written contains a race condition. Multiple threads can write into shared variable "sum" concurrently,...
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